Wynn Vegas teams up with GAJA Winery April 19-20 – Travel And Tour World

In its ongoing commitment to delivering exceptional wine encounters for its guests, Wynn Las Vegas has forged a partnership with GAJA, one of Italy’s esteemed wineries, for an exclusive weekend of events from Friday, April 19, to Saturday, April 20. Over the course of four distinctive occasions—including a specially curated tasting, two exquisite dining experiences, and an enlightening master class—attendees will have the chance to mingle with the latest generation of the GAJA winemaking lineage and savor remarkable vintages from their coveted collection.

“GAJA represents the standard of excellence in winemaking and is a fitting partner for Wynn as we continue to raise the caliber of guest experiences,” said Brian Weitzman, executive director of wine for Wynn Las Vegas. “Whether enjoying one event or all four, wine and culinary enthusiasts will be left with wonderful memories of this once-in-a-lifetime experience.”

“We are excited to partner with Wynn Las Vegas and welcome their guests for an unparalleled weekend, experiencing the winemaking that has inspired five generations of our family,” shares Gaia Gaja. “Our family’s commitment to history and tradition of the Italian wine landscape resonates deeply with Wynn’s dedication to provide curated experiences for all of their guests.”

Giovanni Gaja adds, “Throughout the weekend, we look forward to sharing various opportunities to explore multiple decades of our terroir-expressive wines across our four properties that reflect our family’s work and philosophy – from our namesake GAJA Property in Piedmont, Ca’Marcanda in Bolgheri, Pieve Santa Restituta in Montalcino, and IDDA on Mount Etna.”

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Weekend Schedule Highlights:

Exploring GAJA’s Roots – Exclusive Tasting Experience (Friday, April 19)

Indulge in a unique tasting event honoring the enchanting Piedmont region of Italy, where GAJA wines originated. Hosted at the luxurious Delilah within Wynn Las Vegas, guests will savor selections such as Alteni di Brassica, Costa Russi, and Sorì Tildìn, accompanied by delectable Piedmont-inspired small plates by Chef Joshua Smith. Gaia and Giovanni Gaja, special guests, will impart the warmth and essence of Piedmont.

A Night of GAJA’s Legacy – Open-Air Dinner (Friday, April 19)

The highlight of the weekend, this dinner unfolds on Sinatra’s outdoor patio, Wynn’s esteemed Italian dining venue. Chef Theo Schoenegger crafts a tantalizing menu to harmonize with GAJA’s Piedmont wines. Gaia and Giovanni Gaja will share tales behind the family’s wine collection, including Alteni di Brassica, Gaia & Rey, Sperss, Barbaresco, and Darmagi, spanning four decades starting from 1988.

Tuscan Coastal Delights Luncheon (Saturday, April 20)

Savor lunch with a scenic view at Lakeside, drawing inspiration from Tuscany’s coastal charm. Chef Christopher Lee and team present a lavish spread paired with wines from GAJA’s Ca’Marcanda estate in Bolgheri, featuring Vistamare, Promis, Magari, and the flagship Camarcanda.

Wine Connoisseur’s Master Class with Gaia & Giovanni Gaja (Saturday, April 20)

Tailored for passionate wine enthusiasts, this intimate master class unfolds at SW Steakhouse, guided by Gaia and Giovanni Gaja, representing GAJA’s founding family’s fifth generation. Guests will sample treasures from GAJA’s Pieve Santa Restituta estate in Montalcino, including three vintages each of Rennina and Sugarille Brunellos, with Chef Mark LoRusso providing perfectly paired small bites.

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